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Facial Mask For Whiteheads
I have whiteheads on my face. I am taking medictions. When I get up in the morning they are less visible but till night they become more visible. Why?
Skin thing: When you are active during the day your skin produces more sweat and oils from the glands ...Read more
Probably milium: These are likely milia. They are very common in newborns and caused by sebum (sweat lubricant) buildup in the hair follicles. They usually disappear on their own over a couple of weeks. ...Read more
Probably: In all likelihood it probably is, particularly if there are no significant areas of redness or fever which if present would suggest you would be best served with a visit to your physician. Having said that in all likelihood this is a presentation of acne and would likely be well addressed with over-the-counter acne preparations containing benzoyl peroxide. ...Read more
Possibly: First, if the scar is red or swollen, use an over-the-counter cortisone cream to calm the skin. You can also do laser therapy or filler therapy, within one to three sessions, laser skin resurfacing using fractionated laser technology can even out the skin surface and increase new collagen formation to help fill in acne scars. Wear plenty of sunscreen, sun makes the scars worse. Hope this helped :]. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Milia: Milk bumps most likely. Avoid trying to open them. They will likely pass. While a resident, I was trained to "ask the grandmother" if you don't know the rash. There is a lot of truth here. ...Read more
I am taking swanson's ovarian glandular - recently have broken out in tiny whiteheads all over my face?? help???
Doctor can evaluate: A primary care doctor can evaluate to see what the problem is. The rash may or may not be related to the ground up cow ovaries that one is taking. Trying to eat animal hormones? All bets are off when a person starts eating fresh, freeze-dried, or ground up animal ovaries or testicles. Nobody really knows for sure what's in that stuff, what the effects could be, or what the side effects could be. ...Read more
I had a whitehead form and pop by my check. Every time I washmy face the puss leaks out and exposes the wound. How do I clean the area and let itheal?
Acne Treatment: The best treatment would be to go to a dermatologist and get acne surgery. Your treatment of the acne lesion could lead to scaring. ...Read more
See dermatologist: See dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
Improve not remove: Many options exist for cosmetic improvement and include anti-inflammatories, peels, exfoliation, lasers, resurfacing, bleaching, excision, grafting, fillers, and much more, scars vary in their severity and so do the treatments. See a plastic surgeon, dermatologist or ENT for options. ...Read more
Yes: Facial products containing salicylic acid are over-the-counter and sold in stores everywhere. They are often used to treat acne. Once a day face-washing with a salicylic acid product is ok, but washing too often or scrubbing too vigorously may lead to irritated, reddened facial skin. Acne is a hormonal problem that leads to certain bacteria growing in oil glands. Acne is not caused by dirty skin. ...Read more
I have more whiteheads and some blackheads in my face. These are there from last 25 years. Any remedy?
First get a clean: Out, extracting those comedones will help topicals work better and see dermatologist for prescriptions including retinoids ...Read more